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Couple kicked off United flight after daughter refuses mask

Couple kicked off United flight after daughter refuses mask
A Colorado couple who was booted from a United Airlines flight after their 2-year-old daughter refused to wear a mask decided to travel a few days later anyway — but without their child. Eliz Orban’s viral video of the incident shows her husband struggling to convince the girl to cover her face before a flight attendant tells them they needed to leave the plane, which was headed to Newark Liberty International Airport.

The video has been viewed more than 5 million times on Twitter and 8 million times on Instagram.Moments later, Orban posted her tearful reaction on social media, insisting that she and her husband repeatedly tried getting their daughter to wear a mask.” Her original video has drawn mixed reactions on social media, with many people criticizing the couple’s decision to travel during a pandemic and others agreeing that airlines should be more lenient when dealing with young kids.we tried calling the airlines and couldn’t get a straight answer from anyone and we could honestly just not go through again what we went through on Friday,” Orban wrote in another Instagram post.

” “But the amount of messages I have gotten by people being on our side and experiencing similar situations has truly been overwhelmingly beautiful,” Orban wrote on Instagram, adding that someone who saw her video reached out to the couple and offered to pay for their Florida trip.A Colorado couple who was booted from a United Airlines flight after their 2-year-old daughter refused to wear a mask decided to travel a few days later anyway — but without their child.

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